SETI

What is the Arecibo Message?

In 1974, the famous Arecibo Message was sent into space, humanity's first and only attempt at messaging extraterrestrial intelligence.

1 week ago

A New Way to Detect Alien Megastructures

How do you power a super advanced alien civilization? Soak up a star. We harness the power of the Sun…

1 month ago

The Radio Signal From Proxima Centauri Came From Earth After All

Turns out we were hearing ourselves! Earth can be a noisy place when listening to stars. Late last year, a…

3 months ago

Advanced Civilizations Could use Their Stars to Communicate (and as Telescopes)

A Long Distance Call E.T. managed to call home with a Speak and Spell, buzzsaw blade, and an umbrella. The…

3 months ago

We’ll Have to Wait About 3,000 Years for a Reply From Intelligent Civilizations

According to a new study by Harvard Professor Loeb and Amir Siraj, it would around 3000 years to hear a…

5 months ago

A New Plan to Search for Extraterrestrial Artifacts at Earth and Across the Solar System

Professor Avi Loeb has announced a new project that will search for 'Oumuamua-like objects in our Solar System, which could…

6 months ago

The Center of the Milky Way is the Most Likely Place to Find a Galactic Civilization

Aim for the Center The Milky Way is 13 BILLION years old. Some of our Galaxy's oldest stars were born…

7 months ago

What Would It Take To See Artificial Lights at Proxima Centauri B?

Is there an alien civilization next door? It's...possible(ish). In late 2020, we discovered a signal from the direction of Proxima…

8 months ago

60 Years Later, is it Time to Update the Drake Equation?

On the 60th anniversary of the famous Drake Equation, a new study considers whether or not it is still of…

8 months ago

We Could Detect Extraterrestrial Satellite Megaconstellations Within a few Hundred Light-Years

If an alien civilization has a Starlink-like constellation of satellites, we might be able to find them.

9 months ago